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Community Connection

Miracles DO Happen!

Last week, I was scrolling through my social media and got an alert. My friend, Jodi, shared the sacred memory of her son’s passing from just a couple of years ago. She had tagged me in the post because I was privileged to participate in Brian’s funeral and burial services. Brian was 19. He was…
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Finish the Race

From Meth-head to Minister My name is Stephen Palk. I’ve been convicted of manufacturing methamphetamine in two states. In 2007 I received a 16-year prison sentence. At that point, I thought my life was over. When I got back to my jail cell that day after receiving the sentence, I tied a rope to the…
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Should Christians Fight the Culture War?

Are Christians commanded to change the culture in which they reside? Are we as believers called to engage in a “culture war”? Are our spiritual energies best used when we battle pornography, homosexual marriage, abortion, prostitution, drug abuse…? To help answer these questions, let’s examine the Last Command our Lord gave us and then one…
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The Mentoring Mandate

They both walked slowly into my office. It was readily obvious that she was at wit’s end but he looked much worse. Sure, Mom looked frazzled, frantic, flabbergasted and frankly, fed up but he looked much, much worse. His hair was unkempt, his clothes were disheveled and shoes untied. But it was not the young…
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How Do I Get Up
from Rock Bottom?

Can you relate? Your life has a rocky marriage? You don’t like your job? You don’t have a job? Your relationships are strained at best, or completely over? Your kids don’t come around, or maybe you’re at a place where you don’t even want them to. Either way it goes, the life you are living…
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Beauty for Ashes

The truth is that addiction in our state and surrounding communities continues to rise. Jails are becoming more populated with drug and alcohol offenders. The Department of Social Services is seeing more children come into custody and the death toll from overdose increases daily. The epidemic is at monumental levels. Providing a place of rescue…
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Reviving Our Marriages

As Christians we continually hope for a sweeping Spiritual Revival throughout our nation, and subsequently, the world. We long for the Lord to do a supernatural work among us that captures the human heart and regenerates it in an unprecedented manner. Meanwhile, while we wait, work, and pray for this sweeping transformation across our nation;…
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If God is Good, WHY do evil & suffering exist?

Life is hard, and God is good. You don’t have to know why you’re going through what you’re going through. You don’t have to know if there’s any good coming from your suffering. God is working all things for the good of those who love Him. God is in control, and God is good. You…
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!Celebra La Pascua!

Nos preparamos para celebrar la Pascua. A todos nos gustan las celebraciones, especialmente cuando estas tienen un significado personal y especial. Celebramos cumpleaños, aniversarios, graduaciones, mejorías de salud y muchas cosas más. Podemos tener muchas razones para celebrar. Pero cuando la celebracion nos recuerda que somos nosotros directamente los beneficiarios de un sacrificio perfecto, santo…
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Private Suffering

Depression is a condition that involves the mind, body and spirit. It affects the way people eat and sleep; the way some feel about themselves; and the way individuals perceive things. Depression is not the same as a passing blue mood. It is not a sign of personal weakness or a problem that can be…
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